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Severe Weather, Energy and Water

UT Austin has experts available to speak on severe winter weather and its impacts on the state's energy infrastructure and water resources. 

Texas Legislative Session

As lawmakers convene to tackle complex issues for the state, experts at The University of Texas at Austin can provide rich commentary and insight based on years of research and work in the field.

2020 Presidential Election

From campaign strategy to policy issues and voter turnout, faculty experts at UT Austin are poised to provide insights for coverage of the presidential election. Topics include:

    Coronavirus

    As Coronavirus continues to be an issue of international concern, experts at The University of Texas at Austin can provide commentary and insight based on years of research and work in medical and economic fields.

    U.S. and Iran Relations

    UT Austin has foreign policy experts available to discuss escalating tensions between the United States and Iran, following the airstrike that killed prominent Iranian general Qassem Soleimani.

    Summit on Race

    UT Austin has multiple experts on race and related topics covered at the 2019 Summit on Race in America.

    Black History Month

    As Black History Month is celebrated throughout February, experts at the The University of Texas at Austin are available to discuss a range of topics from the intersection of race and politics to health and educational outcomes for African Americans. 
     

    2018 Midterm Elections

    From campaign finance to policy issues to voting trends in Texas and at the national level, faculty experts at UT Austin are poised to provide insight for coverage of the 2018. 

     

    Flooding and Severe Weather

    UT Austin has experts available to speak on the causes and impacts of flooding in Texas and beyond, from flood risk forecasting to water resource management. 

    UT Austin Experts Available to Speak About Tragedy Related to Police Shootings

    In light of recent events in Dallas, Baton Rouge and Minnesota, UT Austin has experts available to speak on any number of topics from law enforcement tactics to the psychology of tragedy.

    Memorial Day and Veterans

    History experts at UT Austin are on hand to address veterans affairs and war in the context of Memorial Day.

    Memorial Day Travel

    Many people will kick off the Memorial Day Weekend and the summer with a car trip. Last year, AAA Travel said 37.2 million Americans traveled 50 miles or more from home during Memorial Day. Numbers that are expected to increase this year. The University of Texas at Austin has a wide variety of experts available with backgrounds ranging from traffic congestion to autonomous vehicles to transportation planning and policy-making.

    Vietnam War Summit

    The Vietnam War Summit held April 26-28 at the LBJ Presidential Library at UT Austin dives into a range of topics in an attempt to shed light on the lessons and legacy of the war.

    2016 Presidential Election

    From campaign strategy to policy issues to voting rights, faculty experts at UT Austin are poised to give insight for coverage of the presidential election.

    Texas Legislative Session

    As lawmakers convene to tackle complex issues for the state, experts at The University of Texas at Austin can provide rich commentary and insight based on years of research and work in the field.

    Texas Tribune Festival

    The eighth-annual Texas Tribune Festival held Sep. 27-29 at UT Austin dives into a range of topics that affect all Texans. Faculty members from across campus offer expertise on the issues addressed by sessions and speakers in the festival's tracks.

    For journalists covering the upcoming Texas legislative session, specialized guides to experts who can provide rich commentary and insight are available online at http://experts.utexas.edu/event.